September Is REALTOR® Safety Month

As part of NAR’s ongoing efforts to keep its members safe, the Association dedicates September as REALTOR® Safety Month.

Realtor Safety

The REALTOR® Safety Webinar: Safety Tips to Share With Sellers, will take place on Sept. 9 at 1:00 p.m. CST. This free webinar is presented by Sergeant Preston Taylor and will discuss valuable advice and steps to share with your clients to help protect them against crime including:

  • items that should be put away
  • how thieves access personal info
  • what thieves target at open houses and how to be prepared
  • safety tips to remember before showing a property

REALTOR® Safety Site

NAR’s dedicated Safety pages offer a number of great resources to help members operate their businesses safely including:

  • regularly occurring safety webinars
  • safety-related articles in NAR’s publications, on its websites, and elsewhere
  • presentations for managers available through REALTOR.org
  • banners and widgets to display on websites
  • other checklists and handouts for agents to share with clients and colleagues

VPAR REALTOR® FEST – Tuesday, September 22nd

REALTORS TAKE ACTION TRADESHOW!

To be held at the Marriott at City Center in Newport News.

  12-4 pm Tradeshow Event and 4-6 pm Real Estate Social includes REALTOR® Fest Trade Show with Lunch, Vendors, Door Prizes, and Live Entertainment!  Real Estate Social begins at 4:00 p.m.  

 

LEVEL 1 SPONSORS

Atlantic Bay Mortgage

LEVEL 2 SPONSORS

REIN, Inc.

PATRON SPONSORS

Commonwealth Exterminating

Lytle Title

Monarch Mortgage

National Exterminating

SUPPORTER SPONSORS

Movement Mortgage

PrimeLending

FRIENDS OF VPAR

Fulton Mortgage

The Real Estate Book

Union Mortgage

 

The Voice for Real Estate: HUD, Health of FHA & Improving Commercial and Residential Markets

In the sixth video in The Voice for Real Estate news video series, NAR Director of Broadcasting Stephen Gasque looks at this week’s live webcast with new HUD Secretary Julian Castro and NAR President Steve Brown. Their focus was on the health of FHA and addressing concerns over access to credit by first-time homebuyers and other households. The video also looks at the improving commercial and residential real estate markets.

ABR® Designation Course – Sept 4 & 5th – Register by 8/28 for Discount Pricing

ABRAre you ready to take the next step in your career and join the ranks of the best in buyer representation? Now is the time to earn the ABR® designation.

The ABR® Designation: For Real Estate Buyer Agents

The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is designed for real estate buyer agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients. When you decide to earn your ABR®, you gain:

  • Valuable real estate education that elevates your skills and knowledge in the eyes of home buyers.
  • Ongoing specialized information, programs and updates that help you stay on top of the issues and trends in successfully representing home buyers.
  • Access to REBAC members-only marketing tools and resources, which provide an additional competitive edge.

Date: Thursday & Friday – September 4 & 5, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location: VPAR Headquarters Training Room A
1001 North Campus Parkway, Hampton, VA 23666

REGISTER ONLINE or call 757-599-5222

VPAR Member Discount (Regular Member Rate is $295)

Early Bird Pricing before 8/28 by NOON
Members: $255
Non-Members: $275
Register after 8/28:
Members: $275
Non-Members: $300
*On-site registration fee is $325

REGISTER ONLINE or call 757-599-5222

*Cancellations must be received within 48- business hours of course to receive a refund. Registrations are non-transferable.

VPAR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCEL THE COURSE IF MINIMUM REGISTRATIONS ARE NOT MET.
Please notify us in advance if you have a disability that requires special services.